28-MAR-2018: AMU organise workshop on ?Statistics and Optimization Techniques using Software Packages?
Aligarh, March 28: The Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is providing hands-on-training on SPSS, Minitab, R, Tora, Lingo and Analysis of Sample Survey Data to faculty members and research scholars from the various university departments in a one-week workshop on ?Statistics and Optimization Techniques using Software Packages.? The programme will conclude on March 31.
Presiding over the inaugural function, AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor delineated the importance of statistical techniques in the analysis of research data in humanities, physical sciences, life sciences, agricultural science and medical science. He said that this workshop will train researchers of various university departments. The Vice-Chancellor also released the 37th Volume of Aligarh Journal of Statistics on the occasion.
Guest-of-Honour, Prof Mohammad Shakir (Dean, Faculty of Science) appreciated the organisers for arranging the workshop for university research scholars.
Prof Aquil Ahmed (Coordinator) discussed the need of this workshop. He added that statistics and optimization techniques are indispensible tools of modern research in all the fields.
Professor Athar Ali Khan (Officiating Chairperson, Department of Statistics) informed that four batches of participants were created as a large number of research scholars and faculty members turned for the workshop. He said that two batches are being trained in this workshop, while the remaining two will be trained in April.
During the welcome address, Prof Qazi Mazhar Ali spoke on the history of the Department of Statistics and Operations Research. ?This century belongs to Data Analysis as the machines are being based on artificial intelligence,? he said.
Prof Masood Siddiqui (Jaipuria Institue of Management, Lucknow) and Prof Suresh Kumar Sharma (Department of Statistics, Punjab University, Chandigarh) are the resource persons.
Dr Zubda e Noor conducted the inaugural function.
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Related PicturesProf Aquil Ahmed addressing at the workshop
Prof Tariq Mansoor with other delegates at the workshop